British Columbia VMA faces discrimination allegations
The British Columbia VMA is in mediation to resolve lawsuits arising from allegations that it discriminated against a group
Veterinarians push against restriction of ketamine
The AVMA and many members have submitted comments emphasizing the importance of access to ketamine ahead of a review by a World Health
AVMA, members push FDA to protect ketamine availability
The AVMA has submitted formal comments asking the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to work to protect veterinarians’ ability to continue using…
State Legislative Update March 2015
State legislative update for March 2015
Board acts on research, grievance resolution, residues
The AVMA Board of Directors, while meeting Nov. 20-22, 2014, approved a few new policies, rescinded some that were no longer
USDA awards $4.5M for food animal, public practice
The Department of Agriculture announced Nov. 6 that it will offer awards totaling more than $4.5 million to 49 veterinarians toward
AVMA’s continued commitment to ALL students
[caption id="attachment_14225" align="alignright" width="400"] Left to right: Jessica Carie, SAVMA president; Libby Wallace, AVMA GHLIT chief…
Auburn dean emeritus receives AVMA Award
Dr. John Thomas Vaughan received the AVMA Award for his contributions to organized veterinary medicine.
SAVMA steps up diversity outreach
An ad hoc cultural outreach officer position has been created on the Student AVMA Executive Board to advance diversity and inclusion
State Legislative Update May 2015
State Legislative Update for May 2015
Lawmakers negotiate end-of-year tax package
The AVMA has been working to ensure that tax breaks beneficial to veterinary medicine are included in the end-of-the-year $650 billion tax package…
International ketamine rescheduling: can you help us protect veterinary access to this drug?
The following message was sent yesterday to AVMA members who have opted in to receive alerts on animal and public health. To sign up for alerts, visit…
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State Legislative Update April 2015
State Legislative Update for April 2015
Large animal practitioners grapple with fluid shortage
Large animal practitioners are grappling with a shortage of large-volume bags of polyionic fluids, separate from the ongoing shortage
Summit may lead to best spay/neuter practices
Redefining shelter medicine in the collective mindset not only of the public but also the veterinary profession itself was
Board approves recommendations with teeth
The AVMA Executive Board signed on to a project with The Blue Dog Trust to instruct the most common victims—young
Adulterated pet food could lead to loss-of-companionship suits in N.J.
The New Jersey legislature is considering legislation granting owners of pets harmed by contaminated pet food the right to sue
State Legislative Mid-Year Report 2015
This report looks at state legislation and regulatory actions from the first half of 2015 that impact veterinary medicine.
Past council decisions a continued source of debate
Much of the criticism the AVMA Council on Education has encountered has to do with historical events rather than current ones, such as the…